Black History Month: Honoring the Past, Focusing on the Future

By February 15, 2022

This Black History Month, we’re having conversations with leaders about ways to honor the past by looking ahead to create a better future.

I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Lindsa McIntyre, Secondary School Superintendent for Boston Public Schools, about our partnership and the role we all play in creating opportunities for underserved students.

It’s a conversation of reflection, inspiration, and action.

Watch the full interview to hear what gives Dr. McIntyre hope for the future and how she honors Black History Month every day. Learn more about actions we are taking to create a brighter future through the Waters’ STEM Internship Program designed to bring education, exposure, and experience to underserved youth.


In addition, our Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Jess Lee shares the voices that inspire her and how what’s happening at Waters and in our community makes her hopeful. 



Later this month, we will profile Dorothy Phillips’ trailblazing educational journey, as the first African American woman to receive an undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt in 1967, that led to her nearly thirty-year career at Waters. Stay tuned!  

Additional Resources:

Blog: STEM Internship Program: Education, Exposure, Experience

Blog: The Legacy of Kory Morrow: Expanding STEM Opportunities for Students of Color

Categories: General, Leadership